Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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It was the only subject in which he was really interested , and the only one in which his standing was good . At the close of the first year he ranked forty - ninth in French in a class of sixty members , but in mathematics he stood ...
2 The town of Vicksburg stands on a bluff two hundred feet high on the east bank of the Mississippi . ... The western bank — and the land within the hairpin — is so low that any one standing op Vicksburg hill can see across land and ...
“ This is a very striking characteristic of the family , and the old Grant motto of ' Craig - e - Lochie ' - ' Stand fast , stand firm , stand sure'seems as fitting to ancient heroes of the name as to Ulysses with his proposition to ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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